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Kumar, Pradeep
Pradeep Kumar Professor kumarfme[at]iitr.ac.in 9837423860
Areas of Interest
  • Industrial Engineering:, Quality Engineering, Taguchi's Method, Six Sigma, SPC Tools, QFD
  • Joining:, Microwave Joining of Bulk Materials, Composites
  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes:, Micro-Machining, Hybrid Machining, Non-Conventional Processes
  • Supply Chain Management, Global Supply Chain, Reverse Logistics, Green Supply Chains, 3PL, 4PL Logisitcs
  • Metal Casting:, Vacuum Sealed Molding, Evaporative Pattern Casting, Investment Casting, Casting Simulation
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20142015Vice ChancellorDelhi Technological University, Delhi
2003DateProfessor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
20132014Visiting Professor, Department of System Engineering, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia
20182018Visiting ProfessorDepartment of Industrial and System Engineering at AIT Bangkok, Thailand
20102010Visiting Professor, Department of Industrial and System EngineeringAIT Bangkok, Thailand
20062012Joint Professor, Department of Management StudiesIIT Roorkee
20012003Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
19981999Research Associate, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Wayne State University, MI, USA
19961996Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Management System, West Virginia University, WV, USA
19962001Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
19901996Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARDIIT ROORKEE2009
OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARDIIT ROORKEE2005
Gold Medal, Being Topper of M. TechIIT Roorkee1989
Eminent Mechanical Engineer, For Contribution in the Area of Mechanical Engineering The Institution of Engineers (India) 2014
Emerald Literati Network 2013: Outstanding Author Contribution AwardJournal of Adavnces in Management Research 2013
Best Case Study Award in Non-Traditional Area National Council of the Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering 2010
Fellow of World Confederation of Productivity Sciences, Canada World Productivity Council2007
3rd Best Paper AwardXIII ISME Conference, IIT Roorkee2003
SAE Recognition AwardSAE International Automotive Manufacturing Conference and Exposition, Detroit. USA 2001
Binani Trust Award for Best Technical Paper Institute of Indian Foundrymen1999
Khosla Research Commendation CertificateIIT Roorkee1996
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
B.E.Industrial Engg.University of Roorkee (Now IIT Roorkee)1982
M.E.Production Engg.University of Roorkee (Now IIT Roorkee)1989
Ph..D.Production and Industrial Engg.University of Roorkee (Now IIT Roorkee)1993
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
20142015Vice ChancellorDelhi Technological University
20132013Chairman, Institute Purchase Committee IIT Roorkee
20102012Dean Finance and PlanningIIT Roorkee
20072009Head, Mechanical & Industrial EngineeringIIT Roorkee
20082009Chairman JEE 2009IIT Roorkee
20072008Vice Chairman JEE (Organizing) 2008IIT Roorkee
20062007Chairman, GATE 2007IIT Roorkee
20052006Chairman, Gate 2006IIT Roorkee
20052006Chairman, JMET (Organizing) 2006IIT Roorkee
20042005Vice Chairman, GATE 2005IIT Roorkee
20042005Vice Chairman PG Admission 2005IIT Roorkee
20042005Coordinator, Educational Technological CellIIT Roorkee
20122013Chairman, Department Academic Studies Committee IIT Roorkee
20102012Chairman, Department Research Committee IIT Roorkee
20072009Chairman, Department Professorial CommitteeIIT Roorkee
20052007Coordinator, Workshop IIT Roorkee
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
AIT BangkokDelivered Lectures on BPRApril 2019
San Antonio, TX USAPresent research paper entitled " On Improvement in Surface Integrity of µ-EDMed Ti–6Al–4V Alloy by µ-ECM Process", " during the TMS 2019 Annual Meeting & Exhibition ConferenceMarch 2019
San Diego, USAPresent research paper entitled " Investigations on Rotary Tool Near-Dry Electric Discharge Machining" during the TMS 2017 Annual Meeting & Exhibition ConferenceMarch 2017
San Diego, U.S.APresent research paper entitled "Some Studies on Performance of a Natural Polymer Media for Abrasive Flow Machining" during the TMS 2011 Annual Meeting & Exhibition ConferenceMarch 2011
Zacatecas, Mexico, Indo – Mexico S & T Program of DST, New Delhi for the collaborative project on Development of Fracture and Fatigue Resistant Cast Aluminum Alloys Produced by Semi-Solid Metal Casting and Conventional Casting ProcessesDec 2010
Amsterdam, Netherlands 6th Consortium Meeting of EU-Asia Link Program on Sound and VibrationAug 2008
Stockholm, Sweden 6th Consortium Meeting of EU-Asia Link Program on Sound and VibrationAug 2008
Bangkok, selection panelist on behalf of KAUST Saudi ArabiaDec 2007
Asian Productivity Office, Mongolia Course on Taguchi's Method, and presented country paper Aug 2000
St. Louis, USAPresentation of Paper at AFS Exposition1999
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